From the daily archives:

Monday, September 8, 2014

#929: 2014, The Haden Triplets, Single Girl

September 8, 2014

Yes, they really are triplets: Tanya, Rachel and Petra. The three daughters of the late great jazz bassist, Charlie Haden, released earlier this year what in their eponymous debut is, for me, the most purely beautiful record since the Fleet Foxes’ debut, full of close country harmonies that maybe you need to be siblings to pull […]

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Devo-Max Would Have Stopped Independence In Its Tracks

September 8, 2014

As the entire pro-unionist Westminster establishment scrabbles  desperately around in an almost open state of panic having suddenly woken up on Saturday night (when the Yougov poll placing ‘Yes’ in the lead for the first time was published) to the fact that Scotland might actually vote to break away from the rest of the UK, […]

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End of Cameron, Clegg, the Coalition and the Union?

September 8, 2014

This is perhaps the quickest and most straightforward blog I’ve done since we’ve been writing on these pages – but, I simply ask this question: If UKIP wins the Clacton By-election and the good people of Scotland vote to come out of the Union – then what the fuck will become of David Cameron? Surely, […]

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Week 36: Hero – Andrew George MP

September 8, 2014

This Week’s Hero of the Week Award goes to Lib-Dem MP, Andrew George. I have to say that, in the brief time I worked with Andrew George, I liked him. He seemed to me to be a serious, undemonstrative politician, with proper principles and a world-view. Alas, not all are the same, and, double, nay, […]

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